RurAL CAP Foundation

Managed by Rural Energy Enterprises, Inc., the RurAL CAP Foundation funds a limited number of small grants for educational and charitable purposes that support low-income individuals and rural communities. Grants are made in the amount of $500 to $25,000. Traditionally, the average grant award has been between $2,500 and $10,000. Large award amounts are considered on a case-by-case basis. 

Eligible applications are considered from 501(c)(3) nonprofit and governmental organizations in rural Alaska.

Types of funded projects include:

  • Projects that encourage the sharing of knowledge and engage volunteers and community members;
  • Events where community members learn skills for life, such as a youth music camp or Elders teaching youth how to subsistence hunt or fish;
  • Projects that have long-term impacts on a community, such as building a garden or recycling center; and
  • Events that build the capacity of local government, such as workshops on project design and proposal writing.

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Rural Energy Enterprises
RurAL CAP Foundation | Alaska Grants
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